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3 Smart Rental Updates That Attract Tenants & Save Money

With the popularity of smart assistants like Google Home and Amazon Echo, it’s no surprise landlords and property managers are eager to add other smart devices to rental units and common areas. The new generation of smart home tools can help you reduce energy consumption, add convenience and improve security. With automated thermostats, keyless entry … Continued

Can Communities Go Car-Free?

For many urban dwellers, parking spots and constant traffic are at odds with the benefits of living in city limits. Sure, public transportation, walking and cycling are all reasonable alternatives to owning a car, but sometimes the hassles outweigh the benefits. In Malmö, Sweden, a new apartment complex ditches carports for bike racks to help … Continued

Say Hello To Andrew In Sales

Meet Andrew Jones, team leader of our amazing sales crew and a super enthusiastic guy. If you happen to go to an event that Yardi Breeze is also attending, there’s a good chance you will meet him. Don’t travel much? No biggie. He also answers your live chats from time to time. Try it and … Continued

3 Resident Newsletter Tips For Property Managers

Whether it’s monthly or quarterly, sending a resident newsletter full of helpful information is an easy way to stay in touch with your renters. In addition to property news, you might include local events and helpful tips.

Texting For Property Managers: 6 Do's & Don'ts

Do you ever text your tenants? How about your prospects? SMS texting has a lot of benefits for property managers. For one thing, sending a text is faster than writing an email or placing a call. Texts also have higher open rates than emails. And younger generations increasingly prefer texting over other forms of communication. … Continued

Feature Spotlight: SMS Text Messaging

Have you ever wanted to text your tenants to tell them about maintenance at their properties? Or remind them that rent is due? Or reach out to prospects with a special offer? Good news: you can! Yardi Breeze SMS text messaging capabilities make communicating with your prospects and tenants easy. If you’re a Yardi Breeze … Continued

Say Hello To Kristin On Social Media

Meet Kristin Van Ramshorst, the smiling face behind our social media channels. Whether you reach out to us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Instagram, Kristin will be the one responding to your questions and comments. Maybe you’ll even get lucky, and she’ll send you a gif! Keep reading to learn what Kristin’s dream super power … Continued